Beyond Borders: Personal Stories from a Small Planet


Peabody Award-winning collection of 15 documentary shorts produced by the Listen Up! Youth Media Network, a project of Learning Matters, Inc. (New York, NY). The films look at global issues of fear and security as experienced by young people.

Screened on the Independent Film Channel and Produced in partnership with Polimorfo (Bogota Colombia), iEarn Sierra Leone (Freetown, Sierra Leone), Evanston Township High School (Evanston, IL), La Camioneta (Guatemala City, Guatemala), Sawtona (Amman, Jordan), Frame By Frame Fierce (New York, NY), Light House (Charlottesville, VA), Spy Hop Productions (Salt Lake City, UT), Our Voice (Kiev, Ukraine).


  • Executive Producer: John Merrow
  • Producer/Director: Austin Haeberle
  • Editors: Edwin Clavijo, Matthew Vigil and Dien Vo